PBS NewsHour

Why Americans are divided over teaching critical race theory

Clip: 06/24/2021 | 9m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

Critical race theory, or CRT — often a graduate-level framework examining how the legacy of slavery and segregation in America is embedded in its legal systems and policies — has become the source of a political flashpoint across the country. The debate over its potential role in school curricula has roiled school districts and state legislatures nationwide. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 06/24/21

Rating: NR

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